- It, however, states that 15 per cent of the respondents agree with the creation of the office, while 7 per cent in a way oppose it.
- 20 per cent of the respondents were neither for it, nor against it.
The latest survey by Trends and Insights For Africa (Tifa) has disclosed that 27 per cent of Kenyans want the office of the Prime Cabinet Secretary established in law.
In the survey released on Thursday, 31 per cent strongly disagree with the same.
It, however, states that 15 per cent of the respondents agree with the creation of the office, while 7 per cent in a way oppose it.
20 per cent of the respondents were neither for it, nor against it.
In the survey, 39 per cent of pro-Kenya Kwanza respondents also strongly supported the office, while 45 per cent of pro-Azimio respondents were against its creation.
The survey was conducted between September 8 - September 10, 2023. It involved 1,007 respondents.
Data was collected through Telephonic Interviews conducted (with respondents whose contacts were collected through previous face-to-face (i.e., household-based interviews)
"Interviews conducted in Swahili (mainly) and English," Tifa said.
Nationally Representative Sample was spread across nine zones; Central Rift, Coast, Lower Eastern, Mt Kenya, Nairobi, Northern, Nyanza, South Rift, and Western, with a margin error of +/- 3.1%.
Entrenching of the office in law was proposed by the Kenya Kwanza side as part of the issues for consideration by the National Dialogue Committee led by National Assembly majority leader Kimani Ichung'wah and Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka.
The Prime CS position which is held by Musalia Mudavadi was created by President William Ruto via Executive Order No. 1 of 2023. However, the Constitution of Kenya does not recognise such a position.